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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EMA Supply Chain – EMEA Transportation Business Partner in Erembodegem, Belgium

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Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 75,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role

The EMEA Transportation Expert manages relations with all transportation partners for road, air & ocean for all flows in- and out of EMEA linked to our distribution centers.(EDC Temse & Olen)

She / he will report to the EMEA Transportation Lead within the Markets Logistics Organization.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Carrier Management : manage partnership with key stakeholders in the EMEA Transportation landscape

  • Carrier Management

  • Manage partnership with our transportation partners for road, air and ocean. Secure a good connection is in place.

  • Document carrier SOPs & service agreements

  • Support road, air and ocean tenders

  • Support new lane or new service requests

  • Business Environment

  • Closely collaborate with the internal partners such as the distribution centers, the EMEA Command Center or the global transportation team

  • Understand the needs of businesses & countries and translate them into requirements for transportation partners

  • Be up-to-date on current transportation market and understand how market is going to evolve

  • Crisis management in case of business threat, incident, or disaster

  • Communicate and give status updates to stakeholders

  • Cooperate with stakeholders to find alternative solutions and/or to monitor critical shipments/routes

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Drive a structured process of supplier performance review with operational reviews & quarterly business reviews, aligned with the procurement team.

  • Adjust/adapt the performance review process to make it a valuable process for both parties rather than a ‘check-the-box’ setup

  • Drive actual continuous improvement driven by quantitative data analyses and qualitative operational/business input

  • Cost Management

  • Review and approve/reject spot cost requests

  • Supporting the budget preparation

  • Support the actual cost follow up (example: demurrage)

  • Be an expert on the freight cost approval process

  • Projects

  • Participate or drive projects impacting transportation, such as Brexit or implementation of temperature controlled services

  • Transformation

  • Digital Transformation

  • Transportation System Knowledge: you are highly interested to understand current & future transportation related systems allowing you to understand and analyze data

  • Management of transportation masterdata

  • As the transportation system environment will drastically change due to a new ERP implementation, you will be a key part of this transformation.

  • Organizational change

  • Be a leading partner in the transformation of the Transportation team from an operational (issues resolving) oriented team to a team focussed on relation management and continuous improvement

About you

  • Bachelor or Master degree

  • Min 5 years of experience in transportation execution and/or transportation management.

  • Able to build partnership with key stakeholders – both internal and external - to secure the business

  • Takes initiative and is capable to work independently

  • Process minded & structured

  • Knowledge of transportation management systems and analyses tools

  • Project management skills inclusive good communication and change management skills

  • Digital savvy: proven digital skills, high interest in new tools & digitization

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

To learn more about BD visit https://emea.jobs.bd.com/

Primary Work Location

BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86

Additional Locations

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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